Mai Beni & Tribeni River Fishing

Fishing in Mai Beni & Tribeni River

Fishing Maibei and Tribeni River
Best Time: October to Mid-November & March to May
Departure from: Kathmandu Airport
No. of Pax: 4 Minimum

If you want to do fishing in white water originated form third largest mountain of world, Kanchenjunga, peaceful and undisturbed river throughout the year, Sunkosi and Tamor Rivers of eastern Nepal are best choices. Two tributaries of Saptakoshi River called Mai Beni and Triveni are popular places where you can catch rare Golden Masheer (tor putitora) and Goonch. Mai Beni and Tiveni are the places which have been pocket areas of Golden Masheer. Local fishermen also have been finding more fishes in these areas since very beginning. Mai Beni is very tranquil place which is religiously regarded as sacred place and where two rivers meet. Triveni is confluence of Tamor and Dudhkosi rivers where you can enjoy Masheer catch.

Mai Beni and Triveni Fishing is amalgamation of trekking and fishing along with spectacular view of snowcapped peaks like Mt Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Makalu. Fishing trip on Mai Beni and Tribeni river gives you chance to see rural life of eastern Terai and hilly areas of Nepal and provide you change to trek in natural setting including village walk and jungle walk alongside of rivers.
Maibei and Tribeni River Fishing

Exchanging angling skills with local fishing veterans who have been running their life by fishing, camping in rivers sides, and living simple life with minimum facilities are lifetime experience. Soul stirring beauty of nature and camping at far flung remote place is thrilling and adventurous experience. Walking on steeping stone and rocks, waiting in cold water for hours and hours seem monotonous but the triumph over River Tigers and catch on tour hand give you catharsis.

14 days of fishing journey starts with 30 minutes flight from Kathmndu to Biratanagar followed by short drive alongside of Koshi Rive vial Hindu pilgrimage site Barahakshetra. From Barahakshetra, we trek to Mai Beni and set our camp in riverbank. For 10-11 days we fish in the various spots of Tamor and Khosi rivers, trek to nearby villages and explore nature.

Most importantly we promote "Catch and Release “principle as some of the species of fishes are on verge of extinction.

Trip Itinerary


Kathmandu Arrival

Representative from Himalayan River Fun welcomes you in Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to you to the one of the famous hotels in center of Kathmandu. If you arrive earlier, you can have guided tour to UNESCO listed cultural sites of Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Bouddhanath. Overnight in Hotel.

Fly to Biratnagar, drive to Barahakshetra, trek to Mai Beni Camp

After breakfast, a private car comes to your hotel to transfer you to domestic airport. We takes 40 minutes scenic flight with spectacular Himalayas view to the north and green hills and valleys to the south. In Biratnagar we will meet our fishing crew and local guide. A hired four-wheeler jeep takes us to Dhanarn city from where we drive north via, beautiful hills and green forest for 1 hour. Then we drive down to Barahakshetra temple, where we will have lunch. After lunch we cross suspension bridge over small stream we enter into lush tropical forest and walk alongside of Khoshi River for about 4 hours to reach to Mai Beni, confluence of Tamor and Khosi River. The place is situated at the bottoms of hills echoed with pleasant and gentle sound of river. Upon arriving we will set up our camp and prepare fishing rod. In evening also we can put fishing rod in river and expect Golden Masheer be caught in the very first day. Dinner and overnight in tent.

Fishing in Mai Beni.

Today we fish for entire day in Mai Beni. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea & coffee will be served. We will try in different corners and wait for Golden Maseer shaking fishing rods. Overnight in Tent.

Whole day angling in Mai Beni.

We will catch other species of fish except Golden Maseer. We catch and release the fish but we can cook some fish and eat with our meals. Overnight in Tent.

Trek to Aqua, fish and trek back to Mai Beni.

After breakfast we will trek alongside of Khosi river via green forest andfarming terraces for two hours to reach to Aqua confluence. We will fish in Aqua confluence, where we may visit local fishermen and famers. Until lunch we will fish in Aqua Confluence and return back to Mai Beni. We will spend remaining hours by angling around Mai Beni. Overnight in Tent.

Fishing in Mai Beni and Surrounding areas.

For nest three days we will do fishing here and there in different locations arounb Mai Beni and trek to nearby villages to avoid monotonousness and to freshen up. If you catch the Golden Maseer in 6th and 7th days we can move to Triveni in eight days. Living in solitude in very peaceful surrounding gives you positive vibes and you feel spiritual enlightenment also. Overnights in Tent

Trek to Triveni and fishing in surrounding areas.

Today we will trek to another popular fishing destination Triveni. After breakfast we will trek to the north from Mai Beni. Two hours trekking via forest alongside of river bank takes us toTriveni. Triveni is the place where three rives meets. Upon reaching Triveni we set out camp and have lunch. After lunch we set our fishing rod and fishing around Triveni. Overnight in Tent.

Fishing in Triveni and surrounding locations.

For next three days we do angling and fly fishing the confluence of three rivers and surrounding areas. We will apply various tricks and change the locations fishing. We will enjoy photo-shoot with catch in our hands. Overnight in Tent.

Trek to Barahkshetra, drive to Biratnagar, departure to Kathmandu

After 11 days of fishing in Koshi and Tamor rivers, we trek back to Barahakshetra via same route that we took earlier. On the way we pass through beautiful rainforest, streams and sometimes by dangerous stone cliffs. We will enjoy mesmerizing views and encounter with local people working in farming terraces. After four hours trekking, we reach to Barahasketra for lunch. We will visit ancient Hindu Temple and drive back to Biratnagar airport. We see off our fishing crew and take late afternoon flight back to Kathmandu. From Kathmandu domestic airport we will be transferred to hotel and have good rest and enjoy delicious dinner. Overnight in Hotel.

Final Departure

According to your flight schedule we will manage private car for airport transfer. If you have free time we can arrange short guided tour to Patan Durbar Square and other cultural, historical sites of Kathmandu valley. You can visit Thamel, the tourist hub for souvenir shopping and enjoying the foods of your choice. We will transfer you to TIA and bid farewell.

Trip Price: US$2299 Per Person

Cost included in the trip price.

  • All internal transfers
  • Domestic flights to/from Biratnagar
  • All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner during fishing trip
  • Tents in twin sharing basis
  • Rafts
  • All National Park permits
  • Cost of Fishing, Rafting guides, porters and helpers
  • Cost of National Park staff

Cost excluded in the trip price.

  • All bar & beverage
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • All airfares
  • Personal medicine
  • Travel insurance of travelers
  • Meal in Kathmandu
  • Extra activities in Kathmandu (mountain flight, short hiking etc)
  • Clothes for personal use
  • Tips 10% compulsory trip staffs

What do you need to bring.

  • Fishing equipments (Fishing rod, Fishing reels, Fishing lures)
  • Dry bag for personal use
  • Sleeping bag for personal use
  • some pair of clothes for personal use
  • Snacks for Personal use
  • Shoes, sandles/Tiva etc
  • Base ball het, Sunglass
  • Body care suns creens
  • Soap, Shampoo, body oil etc
Contact Info
Bhagabati Bahal, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1 4444618, 4443533
+977 9851035699
Expedition trips
Mai Beni & Tribeni
Fishing in Mai Beni & Tribeni River
Seti Karnali River
Fishing in Seti Karlani River
Tamor & Koshi River
Fishign in Tamor & Koshi river
Bheri River Fishing
Fishign in Bheri river
Quick Inquiry